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  • Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

    Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard
    The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives. After a...
  • Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships

    Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships
    David Hirsch knows what it's like not to have access to favorite snacks or to run out of everyday health care items while working at sea. That dilemma led Hirsch, 43, and his wife Ashley to launch Crew Concierge in November 2005 to fill a void he'd...
  • Dania Beach opposes Florida Panthers request

    Another city has come out officially opposed to the Florida Panthers hockey team's request for $80 million in additional tourist taxes. Dania Beach commissioners voted unanimously this week to take a stance against the Panthers request. Dania Beach...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships
    With the success of its latest ships, Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its fleet again. The line announced it has come to an agreement with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two "Breakaway-Plus" vessels to debut in 2018 and 2019. The 4,200-...
  • For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

    For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
    While the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU knew that food would be the subject of its current exhibition, director Jo Ann Arnowitz wanted to be sure the show concerned more than recipes and restaurants. "It starts with the growers, the grocers, the cattle...
  • Jan Sherbin: Ukraine needs a Marshall Plan

    President Obama has pledged $50 million to help Ukraine achieve stability and says economic reform should be at the forefront of the program, along with reduced reliance on imported Russian natural gas. To use these funds effectively, he might look to the...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...
  • Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak

    Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak
    Passengers boarding the Grandeur of the Seas arrived Saturday at the port of Baltimore carrying their luggage, hopes for a relaxing vacation and, in some cases, extra vitamins to ward off illnesses that have plagued the ship's last two voyages. "We're...
  • 2014 spring garden tours scheduled for April and May

    2014 spring garden tours scheduled for April and May
    Spring is the season for garden tours, and Southern California has an abundance of them. Here is a selection of 2014 spring tours to mark on your calendar. Be sure to check organizers' websites for more information and updates because some events sell...
  • 'Forever Marilyn' Monroe statue in Palm Springs to be dismantled

    'Forever Marilyn' Monroe statue in Palm Springs to be dismantled
    After a two-year stay, Marilyn Monroe is saying farewell to Palm Springs. "Forever Marilyn," the three-story-tall sculpture by artist Seward Johnson, will be dismantled this week so that the leggy tourist attraction can be shipped to its next location,...